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the eastern u.s., the weather is cold. >> unseasonably cold. check out the map right now, showing readings we're more used to seeing in late december, as opposed to mid-november. it's something of a rude awakening this morning across the southeast. the first snow flurries of the season in raleigh, north carolina. >> the kids love the snow. and they're getting ready to go on the buses. they were very, very excited. just a few flakes start falling. and they were just ecstatic. >> reporter: they better dress warm this morning. low temperatures will be in the 20s. stretching all the way from near the gulf coast to western texas. further north, the extreme cold is replacing a lot more snow. parts of michigan are dealing with over a foot. that was more than enough to put a smile on some adorable faces. but it was trouble for drivers. not quite ready for the winter-like conditions. >> a little early in the year for this. but it is what it is. >> reporter: police in buffalo, new york, are blaming black ice for a 20-car pileup that shut down a highway for hours. luckily, this autumn blast of arctic we
is a savvy move according to the experts with stores slashing prices. >> labor groups will use this as a platform to rest wages and working condition cans at wal-mart stores. shoppers can expect to see something similar to this picket line in los angeles. there is an organization for 3:00 demonstration part of an effort to organize associates at the biggest retailer. >> an illinois liver -- police officer was branchly hospitalized after being dragged by a car driven by a suspected shoplifter. this began with reports of two men stealing clothes from a koll's department store. the suspect was chased where the driver ignored orders to stop. an officer was tangled in the car and was dragged. >> westbound 80 is open after a man was hit and killed this morning when c.h.p. received a report of a disabled vehicle in the fast lane at 12:30. the driver of the car tried to run to the shoulder and hit by one vehicle. the driver dried at seen. westbound lanes were closed for an hour and a half. >> santa rosa police are searching to men responsible for a violent home invasion robbery. self a
are awful. >> it's going to be a hectic day on tap for us. >> heading home for the halladays could be made more difficult. >> ugly weather conditions across metro atlanta. >> reporter: the powerful storm has brought freezing rain, snow and sleet. for travelers, long delays and chaos. >> i just missed my connection to albany. and i'm hyperventilating. >> new york traffic, delayed. so, they left me. and then, they tried to get me on another flight. >> reporter: 2.4 million people are expected to fly today. the second-busiest day of the year. some travelers are showing up early. dishing out big money to get home. >> it was many hundreds of dollars to change our tickets. but we had family plans in chicago that we can't miss. >> reporter: overnight, widespread damage in north carolina, near the crystal coast, after a possible tornado. roads are treacherous. snow and ice is snarling traffic. >> slippery roads. >> slippery roads and lots of snow. >> reporter: this 18-wheeler in birmingham, alabama, ended up on its side. in pittsburgh, a car slid off the road. in new york, the storm is threatening
to the bay bridge all lanes have been shut down and you will need to use an alternate. the transition from southbound 101 to eastbound 80 is closed. coming from the peninsula or daly city to the city use 280 to king street. an accident at eastbound 580 at center street involving a vehicle that almost flipped. cy blocking one lane. we have top speeds out of tracy into dublin. we have a beautiful day ahead of us, mild and dry. that is the story for the weekend before it changes. no returns out here because there is no moisture. a few scattered high clouds passing through the area and that is sfo but it is the mount tamalpais camera looking toward san francisco with twinkling lights and clear. it is a pair spare -- "spare the air" day and per if equity -- perfect for black friday shopping. >> black friday is underway. many stores opened on thursday before the turkey got a chance to get cold. amy hollyfield is at the sun valley mall in in concord. >> lot of people here for gray friday stayed up all night and they are shopping and full of energy. an employee said macy's opened last night at 8:0
the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> thanks for being us early with us the day after thanksgiving. >> you are probably ready to go shopping, right? let's check on the forecast with leyla gulen. >> perfect shopping weather. done -- shows radar satellite no runs, just a few high clouds passing over. it is crystal clear in san francisco as we look from the camera to the embarcadero twinkling lights and the ferry building. we it is 52 right if you in san francisco waking up to 46 in oakland and 42 in redwood city and san jose and los gatos in the mid-40's and 41 at half moon bay. no flight arrival delays at sfo or anywhere across the country at the moment but it is a "spare the air" alert day today so watch out for that with though burning of wood and dry and perfect for shopping and cooler next week with big game in san jose which is coming up in a little bit. now, the roads, hopfully you can get a good parking spot closest to the door. at san jose this accident is still off to the side of the roadway northbound 680, we have a little bit of slowing and you can see volume
that was struck by anything, other than mr. shoop taking his own life, with the weapon that he used to do the firing inside the mall. >> reporter: police believe the gunman, dressed in black, may have also been wearing a motorcycle helmet, as he fired several shots near the in order stomach department store. investigators say they found a shell casing from an assault rifle. >> we ran in for our safety. from there on, we ran to the nearest exit. all we wanted to do was just get safe. >> reporter: no one was hurt in the shooting. >> have an opportunity to shoot people and did not. >> reporter: this shooting prompted a massive response from law enforcement, both on the ground and in the air. tactical teams joined by state and local police swarmed the mall, home to upscale shops and restaurants. they evacuated shoppers to safety as they swept through the building. now, the story continues to develop here, live, as police tell us they go -- they're going from store-to-store, to search for people who may have looked themselves in, unaware it's safe to come out. we're learning about the gunman.
thursday. lines are already forming as millions of us get ready to hit the stores in search of the best bargains. >>> will they fly? the iconic big balloons, a staple of the macy's day parade, under nets right now. will the wind let them take to the air? >>> moment of impact. the frightening new video shot as the tornado roars through the midwest. and the damage that was left behind. >>> and last-minute tips for cooking that turkey. our expert answers questions about how to make the bird today's star of the show. >>> happy thanksgiving, everyone. thanks for joining us on this thursday morning. i'm diana perez. >> and i'm rob nelson. happy thanksgiving, everybody. filling in today for john muller. hope you're having a good start to your holiday. and of course, many americans are forgoing the traditional turkey dinner to cruise for bargains instead. >> some have been in line for days, waiting for that black friday for the doors to open. so, is it all worth it? abc's tahman bradley has the inside track. >> reporter: no turkey for these bargain-hunters in ashwin, wisconsin. instead, they're
of u.s. troops, u.s. forces, delivering that aid, that is a key, key issue for people right now. and something they are hoping only gets better and better. john? diana? back to you. >> gloria riviera, live for us in manila this morning. thank you. >>> next to washington, and what will likely be a tense meeting at the white house today. >> senate democrats will be there to talk about health care reform. abc's kristin fisher joins us, now, with all the details. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning, diana and john. senate democrats knew the health care enrollment numbers would be low. the white house had been saying that for weeks. yesterday, when we finally got the hard numbers, they were even worse than expected. the numbers are out and they're not pretty. only 106,000 americans signed up for health coverage through president obama's health care law. far less than the 500,000 that the administration had hoped for. the new numbers for the botched launch of the law, are giving republicans new fuel in their efforts to repeal it. >> when you step back and look at the tota
the store gave out tvs to the back end of the line. >> they tried to get it from us. she started hitting her. >> reporter: another walmart customer in new jersey got into a scuffle with police. walmart correspondent replaced a statement overnight saying, our stores and employees did a good job calming things down quickly when incidents occurred last year. and we anticipate that to continue this year. these black friday shoppers were more tame and thrilled with the eye-popping deals. >> we're here to get the playstation for $99. >> i'm here early just so i can get in and out and go to the next store. >> reporter: this year, holiday sales are expected to hit nearly $600 billion. and stores tried to cash in by opening on thanksgiving. >> get out and beat the rush. >> hopefully, they'll get all their dolls and toys and over with. >> reporter: the deals this year are better than ever. the average discount, 35% off. that's up from 25% in 2010. 140 million americans are expected to shop in stores or online this weekend. experts say there's no rush. many retailers will keep these deals through the s
. just to get our people back into the routine of knowing what their equipment is doing and how to use it. >> reporter: even as far south as north carolina where there are frost warnings so many people are ordering wood for their fireplaces. some companies can barely keep up with the demand. employees are working ten-hour days. >> i got splitting on the splitter. the boss is out pulling more trees right now. and it seems to be a high demand. i guess everybody thinks we're going to have a really bad winter. >> and they may be in need of firewood all the way down to the gulf of mexico by tonight. >> meteorologist jim dickey joins us now with what we can expect. good morning, jim. >> good morning, rob and diana. an arctic air mass continues to surge into the north and east as we had through the early morning hours. temperatures falling as a result. we're seeing light snow, as well. near the lakes here, we get lake enhancement. and you can see heavier accumulations. as far as temperatures are concerned, cold this morning across the northern plains of the midwest. falli
of russia's largest websites. he was granted temporary asylum in russia, after fleeing the u.s., rather than face charges that he stole secret documents and leaked them to journalists. >>> a bomb threat made a united express flight land in phoenix. that threat came from inside the plane. it was flying from san francisco to san antonio yesterday afternoon. a search of the plane found nothing dangerous. and passengers arrived in texas early this morning. >>> and some fascinating details about that drug tunnel under the u.s./mexico border we told you about yesterday. the nearly 600-yard tunnel is about 35 feet underground. and it follows a zigzag pattern. that suggests the people who dug it veered off course several times. they seriesed more than 8 tons of pot before shutting it down. >> four feet in height, approximately three feet wide and equipped with an elaborate electrical system and ventilation system. >> three men were arrested in the bust. the tunnel is the newest of 80 such passages on the border since 2008. >>> a texas appeals court has ruled the state's abortion restrictions can tak
to convince shoppers do buy early and on continue. labor groups will use black friday as alated form to protest wages and working conditions at wal-mart stores. shoppers at san leandro can expect something similar to this pick the line if los angeles and the east bay apply an is organizing a 3:00 p.m. demonstration and is part of a larger national effort to organize associates as the biggest retailer. >> an illinois police officer was hospitalized after being dragged by a car driven by a suspected shoplifter. another officer shot and wounded the driver bringing this incident to an end. there were reports of two men stealing clothes from a department store. the officers chased the suspects to the store where the driver ignored orders to stop the an officer was dragged. all three suspects are in custody. >> santa rosa police senator for men responsible for a violent whom invasion robbery. several armed men entered the louse and held a familiar including a six-year old boy at gunpoint. a hand was severely beaten on tuesday afternoon. it is believed they were looking for marijuana and ca
. and this is what it looks like today. tornadoes in november are rare. the u.s. sees an average of only 50 twisters only in november. the u.s. got that and much more in about 12 hours. >> this is the deadliest series of tornadoes illinois has ever had in the month of november. >> reporter: in indiana, tornadoes caused injuries and widespread damage through 12 counties. in michigan, one man died when a tree fell on his car. despite all of the devastation, we're learning miraculous stories of survival. accurate weather forecasts. and those timely tornado warnings may have saved lives. in kokomo, indiana, marcy may and 14 others took cover in a bathroom. >> literally shut the bathroom door and the roof peeled away. >> reporter: chris lancaster watched his home torn away, returned to find only rubble. but a miracle. >> daddy's got you, baby. >> reporter: a furry life spared, giving one devastated family hope. tahman bradley, abc news, washington. >>> george zimmerman, spending the night in a florida jail after being arrested again. this time on assault charges. this is his latest run-in with the law, s
and was sentenced to a year probation. >>> powers, including the u.s., are struggling to reach a deal with iran over its nuclear program. one of the sticking points is the demand that iran halt its nuclear program for six months while the more comprehensive agreement is worked out. the senate is promising more ascensions in december if the deal is not reached. >>> in europe, a scary scene, as a grocery store ceiling collapses on to shoppers. at least 21 people have died in this collapse in latvia. three of the dead were firefighters who were searching for victims when a second portion of that roof collapsed down. it appears to be caused by workers building a winter garden on the roof. >>> here in the u.s., a misplaced jumbo jet has made its way to the right airport. pilots of the 747 mistakenly landed at an airport in wichita, kansas, instead of mcconnell air force base. there were fears that the plane couldn't take off again because the runway was too short. the plane barely cleared the smaller runway but made it. >>> also making news on this busy travel friday, a change that would affect every air
the program. abc's tahman bradley joins us with the very latest. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: diana and john, good morning. republican states are refusing obama care, complicating the rollout. it's a problem the president is taking head-on. president obama is back on offense, defending his health care law on hostile turf. he traveled to texas, 1 of 36 states that have refused to set up its own insurance marketplace. the lone star state has declined to expand medicaid. the president urged governor rick perry to reconsider. >> folks who are complaining about how the website is not working. and yet, they're leaving a million people right now without health insurance, that they could immediately fix. >> reporter: president obama again admitted he is frustrated by the failure of the healthcare.gov website. >> this is like having a really good product in the store, and the cash registers don't work. and there aren't enough parking spots. >> reporter: the obama administration is now taking heat about the botched health care rollout from democrats. yesterday at the white house, the presiden
problems are popping up. abc's tahman bradley joins us from washington with the very latest this morning. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, diana and john. we heard the president admit that the rollout has not gone according to plan. we also heard the president say that he feels personally responsible for fixing it. but what we have not heard are the words, i'm sorry, until now. president obama is apologizing to americans being forced off their health insurance plans by his reform law. >> i am sorry that they, you know, are finding themselves in this situation, based on assurances they got from me. >> reporter: the nbc news interview is the confession. for years, the president made this pledge. >> if you like your plan, you can keep your plan. >> reporter: the obama administration says 80% of americans are eligible to keep their coverage. but millions are being forced to shop for new plans because of the standards established by the affordable care act. mr. obama admits, he should have explained it better. >> we weren't as clear as we needed to be in terms of the changes t
, we're hearing from the congressman who admitted he bought and used cocaine. what is his future in politics? >>> cabin scare. a plane is forced to make an emergency landing. >> it just seemed all of a sudden, there was a big noise. and then, it blew up, like. >> passengers on the ground this morning talking about the bizarre mishap that happened mid-flight. >>> violent crash. a wild wreck at more than 200 miles per hour. and the number of cartwheels this car makes isn't even the most remarkable thing about this story. >>> close encounter. men on a paddle board has quite a sighting. and the video to prove it. >>> good morning. we begin this thursday morning with breaking news about florida congressman, trey radel. >> he's speaking out for the first time since his arrest on cocaine charges and dropped a bombshell last night during a press conference. speaking to reporters from his office, a contrite trey radel apologized and announced he is taking a leave of absence. >> i'm sorry. i have no excuse for what i've done. i have let down our country. i've let down our constituents. i'v
friday but that doesn't seem to be the case. a shopper told us about the night and morning. >> came at 3:00 at target, wal-mart, best buy, and just came here and i was surprised it was still packed at 3:00. now it is 4:00 and it is still packed. what? what? really? many have been here shopping all might and a few others say they came from work a hot topic for those on social networks like facebook and twitter with a dozen retailer opened on thanksgiving and open through black friday. we could be seeing the shown whose did not want to shop on thanksgiving day holiday but looking for deals including this store has a line outside. the fire marshal made sure they kept the people outside with only 100 people suppose to be in the store. the fire marshal said, keep it that way. i was told all sales at the great mall are supposed to last until tonight at 10:00. >> some retailers decided to start black friday last night to attract the true early bird shoppers. macy's union square in san francisco had 300 people storming the doors when employees flipped the lock. >> i have never known macy's to op
jacobs has the very latest. >> reporter: a team of 90 u.s. marines in the philippines providing search and rescue assistance ant bringing supplies to a country that desperately needs so much of everything. the ferocious winds and tidal surge of typhoon haiyan destroyed bridges and roads across the philippines. phone lines are down. power is out. hundreds of thousands are thronging relief centers. for life's necessary sis. >> we need shelter. food. light. >> little stuff. we don't have everything. we don't have houses. >> reporter: aircraft are bringing in supplies. soldiers are carrying injured residents to planes and the elderly being evacuated from what looks like a war zone. but it's not enough. the suffering is on massive scale. the supertyphoon turning life into misery for 4 million people. some have the grim job of recovering the bodies. of countless victims. the death toll is expected to be in the many thousands. but amidst all the chaos, a ray of hope. this 21-year-old went into labor in the airport tower. she's fortunate. a doctor is there to help. placing the newborn baby on
's tahman bradley has been tracking the results this morning. and he's joining us, now, from washington. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, diana and john. this was an off-year election. we're not even at the midterms yet. it was an election that was closely watched for the clues it could provide about the next presidential race. >> how about this, new jersey? >> reporter: new jersey governor, chris christie, won re-election in a landslide, setting the stage for a possible run for president in 2016. christie's victory speech went beyond the garden state and had all the hallmarks of a candidate with national aspirations. he sold his win as a path forward for the republican party. >> maybe the folks in washington, d.c. should tune in their tvs right now. see how it's done. >> reporter: christie won big. a decisive 20-point victory by a republican in a democratic state. he won a majority of women, latinos, even one-third of all democrats. in virginia, a closer contest. terry mcauliffe, the former democratic fund-raiser, party chair and friend of bill and hillary clinton, was
? >> kristin fisher, live for us in washington this morning. thank you. >>> and now, to the philippines, where one week after the typhoon, help is finally getting to those who desperately need it. the philippine air force dropped supplies to villagers who have been cut off since the storm. the death toll now stands at over 3,600. >> and the pace of international aid has picked up, as well. abc's gloria riviera is in manila today. >> reporter: good morning, john and diana. the relief effort here on the ground is taking a turn in right direction. in terms of u.s. aid alone, helicopters have been able to get to a town outside of tacloban. they're able to load up and ferry supplies to some of the most remote regions where people may not have had any help for a week. and there's been an area of the dome in tacloban that people have been able to get to for a shelter. but the filth and grime accumulating there is extreme. for so many here who need so much, the wait goes on. there is a bit of good news, however. lots of internat organizations, able to get to the region, get on the
ahead of him. >> his spirits are up. he's still traumatized by all of it, like all of us trying to get our arms around this. >> reporter: meanwhile, a clearer picture of the suspect is emerging. a family friend saying he took it hard when his mother died in 2009 after years of battling multiple sclerosis. classmates at his delaware high school where he played the french horn in the band said he didn't reach out to anyone. >> there were few people who kept to themselves, he was one of them. >> reporter: later, he went to florida, graduating from the motorcycle mechanics institute in 2011. then moving to los angeles looking for work. he shared an apartment with several roommates. one saw nothing so fear. >> he was a very nice guy. a bit loaner or introverted. but nothing where i would ever, ever expect him to do anything like this. >> reporter: this morning, the busy l.a.x. airport is back in business. friday's shooting left a trail of sorrow and many more question to be answered. and as asht airport tensions remain high, another airport, the one in birmingham, alabama, is up and running
boys, we ran straight to the creek. we ran as fast as we could. the tornado was right behind us and we ran to the creek. >> reporter: in chicago, an unbelievable sight. 60,000 football fans rushing to the concourse at soldiers field. the bears-ravens game put on hold as a dangerous storm surrounded the stadium. >> due to the inclement weather, the game will be temporarily suspended. >> reporter: parts of indiana also took a direct hit. there are reports of storm damage in at least 12 counties. in the small town of lebanon this starbucks was destroyed. >> all we could hear was glass shattering everywhere. when we came out, the building was gone. >> reporter: overnight, the storm slammed through parts of the upper midwest making its way to the mid-atlantic states. tahman bradley, abc news, washington. >> another hard-hit city is lebanon, illinois. >> the city of just over 5,000 east of st. louis suffered extensive damage with high winds and possible tornado knocking down trees and telephone poles. damaging buildings and sending residents running for cover. >> the wind was crazy. the wind
deal with iran reached after months of negotiations. tahman bradley joins us live from washington with more. tahman? >> john, good morning to you. the obama administration say this is is an important first step. over the week end, president obama phoned the israeli prime minister. and secretary of state john kerry will meet with more members of congress. they clinched the deal. iran and six world powers reached agreement to halt iran's nuclear program. >> israel will be safer. the region will be safer. iran's 20% you ra-- uranium wil be destroyed. >> in return, the u.s. and allies will ease some economic sanctions, about $7 billion worth. many are skeptical that iran will change. >> it's an historic mistake. >> reporter: israel condemned the deal. some members of congress expressed doubts. >> i would caution the president from overselling the deal. it's not a full dismantling of their program. >> reporter: before the geneva meeting, the administration held secret talks with iran. a longer term deal should require iran give up its ability to enrich uranium. >> i thing you'll see on
on sunday. >>> and new details are emerging about the security agreement being worked out between the u.s. and afghanistan. afghan leaders are expecting to receive a contrite letter from president obama, apologizing for u.s. mistakes, with a promise not to repeat them. the agreement is aimed at allowing american troops to stay in afghanistan past next year's deadline. >>> an alarm has been raised on capitol hill, about the security of the obama care website. cyber security experts have warned a house panel that healthcare.gov should be shut down. unless serious security issues are ve resolved. one of the security experts said once he breached the site, he had ability to use users' web cams. and had access to everything on their computers. >>> the affordable care act came up in information on "the tonight show," as former president george w. bush stepped back into the spotlight. in a rare public appearance, mr. bush and former first lady, laura bush, talked to jay leno, about how he felt when doctors recently discovered he had a blocked artery. >> when the president had
winter themes. accuweather's meteorologist andrew baglini joins us with more. >>> good morning, john and tai. terrible news for folks traveling along the east. it will be a nightmare wednesday and third. big storm system brewing, originating in the south and east. tuesday night, mid-atlantic. into wednesday, heavy, heavy rainfall along the i-95 corridor. areas of flooding possible and then a big threat for snow. originating in the appalachians of west virginia, pittsburgh could see three to six inches. along in the new york state through way, syracuse, 6 to 12 inches. john and tai, back to you. >> thank you, andrew. >>> sty -- stay with abc news for more. >>> our other major stories, the historic nuclear deal with iran reached after months of negotiations. now the obama administration must sell this agreement to critics. tahman bradley joins us live from washington with more. tahman? >> reporter: john, good morning to you. the obama administration says this is an important first step. but they know people still need convincing. over the weekend, president obama phoned the israeli pri
the agreement now, or u.s. troops will leave for good. he would prefer the new president sign the agreement in april. and he made a demand that all afghan prisoners be released from guantanamo. >>> a family of war vet being held in north korea, is speaking out. merrill newman was planning to leave the country. his family members are worried about his health and safety. his son says he doesn't understand why the north would take an 83-year-old war veteran. >> he wasn't breaking any new ground there. there's plenty of precedent for korean war veterans to return to north korea. >> the u.s. has no diplomatic relationship with north korea. but former new mexico governor, bill richardson, has negotiated the release of several americans previously held in north korea. last week, he asked north koreans at the u.n. to let newman come home. but there's been no reply. >>> president obama wraps up a west coast fund-raising trip this afternoon. while in los angeles, he took time to meet with the family of the tsa officer killed at l.a.x. airport earlier this month. in addition to visiting relatives, the
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